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November 18, 2016

Picture of the Week: Third Grade is thankful for the dictionaries from the Erie Rotary Club

Congratulations to our
You Rock Award Winners!!

Mason G
Leighton W.
Jackson M.
Austin S.
Eric P.
Kiyoshi M.


We are... Positive, Achieving, Working Hard, and Safe

Congratulations to Mrs. Crampsey's third grade and Miss Longnecker's kindergarten classes for earning 200 PAWS!

Elementary Stock Stars

Read about their amazing accomplishment

Stop at Crosswalks

Parents, be sure to watch for crosswalk areas in Vista Ridge and stop if there are students waiting to cross.  In particular, there is a crosswalk at Skyline and Azalea, and we have a large number of students who cross at this location. There is concern about student safety, and cars not stopping when children are entering the crosswalk.  Remember that pedestrians have the right of way.
Thank you!

Inclement Weather Procedures

Follow this link to learn how to update your Infinite Campus Messenger settings to ensure you are getting all important school notifications.

Spark Change is underway!

This year our students have chosen several non-profits they would like to help including: Erie Uplink, Make a Wish Colorado, Colorado Haiti Project, Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Saint Bernard Rescue, and Africa Network for Animal Welfare USA. Please help us by encouraging your child to gather coins to bring in. Every cent makes a difference! Collecting will end after Thanksgiving break, on November 30th. This is a chance for students to reach out to family members over break and talk about Black Rock's Spark Change program. Thank you for your help and support as we teach students about giving and philanthropy. We are helping to make change in the world both locally and globally. 

Hey Parents, interested in learning how to support literacy in your home?

Click here to learn more from the blog of the SVVS Language Arts Curriculum Coordinator

Community School Enrichment Classes

IMPORTANT: Use Firefox when registering

Read more about upcoming enrichment classes >>

Spirit Wear Sweatshirts now available to order!

The weather is starting to cool down - does your student need a Black Rock sweatshirt for 100 Mile Club or Black Rock Gives Back? They make great presents for your student or yourself! Available in adult sizes. Orders are due today, Nov 18. with delivery by December 6.

Black Rock Gives Back is next month!

Our 9th annual holiday food drive and caroling will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.

To ease congestion, food drop-off and caroling will be by last name.  We ask families to attend at the following times if at all possible:

Last name A - J:  food drop-off from 5:30 - 6:15 PM (with caroling at 5:45 pm)

Last name K - Z:  food drop-off from 6:15 - 7:00 PM (with caroling at 6:30 pm)

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"Black Rock Gives Back," our 9th annual holiday food drive to benefit the Erie Community Food Bank will be held on Tuesday, Dec 6th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. We are requesting cookie donations for our teachers and staff to serve to our families that evening. If you sign up for a cookie donation, we request two dozen cookies (store-bought or homemade) to be dropped off to the front office on Monday, Dec. 5th or Tuesday, Dec. 6th by 4pm. Thank you for your support!


You can email Robin Kitlowski directly at or use the link below to sign up to donate cookies:

Yearbook Orders begin after Thanksgiving

The ordering information for the yearbook will be sent home in students Thursday folders after the Thanksgiving break.   

The cost of the book will be $25 and will be purchased through Studio 5
We are so lucky at Black Rock to have incredible businesses that support us. Please help us return the favor by supporting their businesses!

Additional News

School Hours:
Doors open at 8:55am
All Day Kindergarten thru Fifth Grade: 9:05am-3:35pm
(non-bus riders dismissed at 3:30 pm)
AM Kindergarten: 9:05—11:35am
AM Preschool: 9:05—11:35am
PM Preschool: 1:05—3:35pm

Black Rock inspires caring, collaborative, innovative thinkers to achieve academic excellence while contributing to the global community

Home of the Wildcats
2016-2017 SVVSD School Calendar

Event Calendar

Monday, November 21 through Friday, November 25
No School - Thanksgiving Break
Monday, November 28
7:55am Spanish I Enrichment Class (Library)
Wednesday, November 30
7:55am Spanish I Enrichment Class (Library)
3:35pm K-1st Science Matters Enrichment Class
Thursday, December 1
7:50am Bricks 4 Kids Enrichment Class
3:35pm 2nd-5th Science Matters Enrichment Class
Friday, December 2
Trimester 1 - Report Cards Available
Black Rock Spirit Day!
3:35pm Vex Robotics Enrichment Class
Monday, December 5
7:55am Spanish I Enrichment Class (Library)
Tuesday, December 6
3:35pm Dabble Paint Enrichment Class
5:30pm Black Rock Gives Back!
Wednesday, December 7
7:55am Spanish I Enrichment Class (Library)
11:25am Late Start - doors open at 11:25 am
3:35pm K-1st Science Matters Enrichment Class
Thursday, December 8
7:50am Bricks 4 Kids Enrichment Class
3:35pm 2nd-5th Science Matters Enrichment Class
Friday, December 9
3:35pm Vex Robotics Enrichment Class
All Upcoming Events >>

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